Film Review: Nocturnal Animals

Nocturnal Animals is Tom Ford’s sophomore feature and he ambitiously weaves dual narratives to pretty successful results.

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Demolition

Demolition sees Jean-Marc Vallée continuing to grow as a director, with Jake Gyllenhaal continuing the trend of delivering great lead performances for him.

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Film Review: Everest

I feel like I’ve been saying this a lot lately about “based on a true story” films, but Everest is no different: some stories, as worth telling as they are, just don’t make the best movies. Taken as inspiration? Sure. But a truthful retelling just doesn’t quite work on the big screen as far as […]

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Film Review: Southpaw

Southpaw gets a couple of things right around a solid Jake Gyllenhaal performance, but its misery porn laden mess of a script sinks most everything going for it.

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Grant’s Film Awards for 2014

As the Academy Awards are around the corner, I took a look back at the best films of 2014. Also, I answered the tough questions like: what was the best Tom Cruise movie of 2014?

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Film Review: Nightcrawler

Nightcrawler is a great, and twisted, little thriller, with a possible career best performance out of Jake Gyllenhaal.

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For Your Renting Pleasure

In this week’s “For Your Renting Pleasure” I went with one film that follows those that uphold the law with End of Watch, and one film about those who break it with Hit & Run.  Criminals were right, they have more fun.

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The Source Code: The Ending and Other Thoughts

I’m not sure who sees hit movies in the theater even later than I do… maybe people with two kids.  But, believe it or not, when I talk about the ending of The Source Code, it may give away the ending.  Shocking, I know. I didn’t expect to become enthralled by The Source Code.  Not […]

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Dissecting Source Code

Lauren: Though it isn’t as open to interpretation as Sucker Punch was last week, I felt myself needing a little bit of an explanation when leaving the viewing of Source Code.  That’s right!  It’s time for another dissection of a film.  Since I am coming more so from the mindset of “huh?” this time around […]

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Review: Source Code

Source Code is a fun and gripping ride that will throw some in the end but after some mulling over I think the film works in almost every capacity. The film is a sci-fi picture that presupposes that the government has created a program, called source code, which will allow them to send someone into […]

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